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Date of Work

Circa 1950s

Description

This undated and unsigned draft bill concerns United States (US) Public Law 534 of the 78th Congress, Chapter 665, Second Session (HR 4485), "Act Authorizing the Construction of Certain Public Works on Rivers and Harbors for Flood Control and Other Purposes." This draft bill is for an amendment to the previously mentioned US HR 4485. The bill includes a paragraph to be added related to the Missouri River Basin that would mandate an operating pool level no greater than 17 million acre feet of water.

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flooding, flood protections, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion, US HR 4485 "Act Authorizing the Construction of Certain Public Works on Rivers and Harbors for Flood Control and Other Purposes"

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This draft bill is undated and unsigned, but it is likely to come from sometime in the 1950s, as there was much debate over the pool level of the Garrison Dam during these years.

Bill Draft on Garrison Dam Pool Level, Undated

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